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Raise your glasses…Champagne Champagne reuniting for Doe Bay Fest

The good folks at Artist Home announced the complete line up for Doe Bay Fest last night in a most unconventional fashion. They didn’t do it via a press release or launch party. They chose to take to Facebook and Twitter.

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SMI Radio Ep. 109 On Demand: Chinook Fest Special with Cody Beebe & Austin Jenckes

Festival season is now officially upon us in the Northwest. Several local festivals like Fisherman’s Village Music Festival, taking place in Everett this weekend and one of our favorite festivals Timber! will be taking place in Carnation, Washington, July 16 – 18. A week before Timber is another cool festival featuring some brilliant local and national […]

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52 Is A Magic Number For London Tone Music (QA with Jeff Heiman & Photos)

by Greg Roth Photos by Bill Bungard About a year ago, a fledgling local label, London Tone Music Group launched their brand by doing something that arguably no other label has done. They released  52 new songs by 52 new and emerging artists, once a week for 52 weeks, culminating with a celebratory show at Seattle’s elegant Triple Door. […]

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SMI New Music Tuesday Preview: Yonder “Harborview”

by Greg Roth When it comes to discovering new music in Seattle, we at SMI are always looking for something interesting, and we think we found it in Yonder.  Fans of 70s British New Wave/Power pop (i.e., The Jam, The Clash) and exquisite guitar tones (i.e., Johnny Marr or Andy Partridge/XTC), will dig this outfit. […]

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SMI Radio Ep. 108 On Demand: Eldridge Gravy and Zarni

On this week’s episode of SMI Radio, host Greg Roth sits down with long time friend of the show and soul singer Eldridge Gravy from Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme. Roth debut’s the band’s brand new single, “Hey Big Freak” and talks to Eldridge about the band’s plans for 2015 and their new record […]

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SMI Radio Ep. 107 On Demand: Allen Stone and Maiah Manser

After a several month hiatus, SMI Radio returns with new shows. In the first half of this week’s episode, SMI Radio host Greg Roth has an exclusive backstage interview at Seattle’s Triple door on the first night of Allen Stone’s five night series, STG Presents‘ Evolution of an Artist. Roth and Stone talk about how Stone’s life has […]

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SMI Spotlight: Jason Tang’s backstage photo journey with Allen Stone (Photos)

by Greg Roth Photos by Jason Tang We have some of the best music photographers anywhere, doing their thing right here in the Northwest. One of those folks is SMI Partner and Chief Photographer, Jason Tang. Jason is one of the most respected and revered music photographers throughout the region. His photos have been seen on artists’ websites, posters and […]

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Allen Stone showed Seattle the love for 6 days and 5 nights (Photo Slideshows)

Intro by Greg Roth If one were to choose a single word to describe Allen Stone‘s 5-night home series of shows entitled Evolution of An Artist, the word would have to be love. What was consistent night after night over the course of the last week was that Allen loves what he does, the people he […]

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Get ready to Timbrrr! this weekend

Festival season is kicking off very early again this year. Baby it may be cold outside but the good folks at Artist Home are turning up the heat in Leavenworth this weekend (January 9-10), as the Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival returns to delight Northwest music lovers with a stacked bill. When it comes to delivering a quality music and life event, Artist […]

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Fleetwood Mac is back and better than ever at T-Dome (Photos)

by Greg Roth Photos by John Lill It was interesting that Mick Fleetwood waited until the completion of Fleetwood Mac’s brilliant, Tacoma Dome performance to proclaim, “The Mac was back!” It was as if Fleetwood was spiking a metaphorical football in the end zone after scoring a game winning touchdown. He let the legendary group’s music and highly […]

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SMI Radio Ep. 106 On Demand: NWCZ Radio’s Darrell Fortune & Sarah Gerritsen

On the most recent episode of SMI Radio I catch up with NWCZ Radio founder, Darrell Fortune and host of his new show True Fidelity which can be heard every Thursday night from 6:00 – 8:00pm PST. In the second half of the show we treat you to a wonderful in-studio performance and conversation with a very […]

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Timbrrr! Will you keep you warm this winter

by Greg Roth The Pacific Northwest was treated to what at times, seemed like another endless summer.  One of the highlights of the spring and summer music festival season was the second annual Timber! Outdoor Music Festival. If you are hankering for some great live music from some of the best in the Northwest and beyond, […]

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